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Also visit the website of the Chamber of commerce of metropolitan Montreal for a host of networking, training and market development activities.

Mois de la transition socio-écologique d’Ahuntsic-Cartierville
(in French only)
This month aims to promote the socio-ecological transition by giving visibility to the many initiatives in different territories, including Ahuntsic-Cartierville.
April 27 to May 31, 2023

Mai | mois de la Transition Socio-écologique
(in French only)
Various activities to raise awareness and promote socio-ecological transition initiatives will be offered from 1 to 31 May 2023, including conferences, participatory workshops, and guided tours addressing the various perspectives of the socio-ecological transition in the territory. Calendar of activities (in French only).
May 1 to 31, 2023

Laboratoire sur l’inclusion de la diversité ethnoculturelle en économie sociale et action communautaire (ÉS-AC)
(in French only)
This project aims to provide the social economy movement with tools to welcome, integrate and fully engage ethnocultural diversity in its organizations at all levels: management, boards of directors, staff, volunteers and service users. The program of activities is spread out over several months to allow participating organizations to train and test approaches.
May 4 to October 4, 2023, 10 a.m. to noon

La tournée Pratiques RH 2023
(in French only)
Participate in a morning conference in your region to learn about best practices in human resources.
May 10 to June 20, 2023

La grande tournée manufacturière
(in French only)
Presented under the theme "Le Québec manufacturier 2010-2030 : de négligé à champion sociétal", this series of 10 regional events will be an opportunity for you to hear and discuss the possible impacts and consequences of these new transitions on Quebec companies.
May 24 to June 27, 2023, 7:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Strategic Forum – Business Internationalization
Participate in this forum to:
  • Learn about the status of exports and international supply chains
  • Strengthen your presence in strategic global centres and Quebec’s sectors of excellence
  • Acquire tools and inspiration from the real-life examples of companies that have distinguished themselves internationally
  • Find out about the best strategies for international growth and development, the priority markets and their access conditions, as well as the available support resources
  • Expand your network by meeting other companies that are exporting or are looking to start
May 29, 2023 from 7:30 a.m. to noon

Avenir énergie
(in French only)
This conference will be an opportunity to be inspired and learn from the positions of consumer and producer organizations and to benefit from the insights of academics and government strategies.
May 30, 2023, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Avenir énergie
(in French only)
This conference will be an opportunity to learn about the latest innovations in order to adapt and save during the energy transition.
May 30, 2023, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

World Circular Economy Forum – Circular solutions for nature and the economy
This free international event bringing together key players in the circular economy from around the world will be presented in hybrid mode.
May 30 to June 2, 2023

Sustainable Finance Summit
This large-scale event will bring together, around the theme Time for action: sustainable finance serving the real economy transition, renowned leaders to establish a constructive dialogue on the relationship between economic development, environmental protection and sustainable development.
May 30 and 31, 2023

Salon de l'immigration et de l'intégration au Québec
(in French only)
This free fair is the largest event in Canada designed to bring together immigrants and all the resources available throughout the province.
May 31 and June 1, 2023

Strategic Forum – Major Housing Projects
The program will focus on housing issues in the metropolitan area. You will also have the chance to discover the highlights of a new study conducted by the Chamber.
June 5, 2023, 8 a.m. to noon

Formation – Comprendre l'économie circulaire
(in French only)
This 7-hour course will help you develop a good understanding of the concepts of the circular economy. The course is structured in 6 modules covering the following topics:
  • Introduction
  • Concepts and definitions
  • Rethink resources
  • Optimize resources
  • Leadership
  • Summary and conclusion
June 5 and July 13, 2023, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

MAMU! Indigenous Employment Fair
Organized in a hybrid formula, the Mamu! employment fair aims to promote opportunities and collaborations between Aboriginal communities and businesses. Interested companies can register to reserve their booth and participate free of charge to both days or to one of them only.
June 8, 2023, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., on the virtual event platform | June 9, 2023, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Palais des congrès de Montréal

SIDE – International Eco-citizenship Summit
This unifying event designed to accelerate the achievement of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted by the UN will have three themes:
  • Climate change and the rights of future generations
  • Responsible entrepreneurship
  • Healthy emotional and relational habits in social ecosystems (gender equality, racism and intersectionality)
June 8 and 9, 2023

Rencontre des Entrepreneurs Francophones
(in French only)
This meeting will bring together business representatives, companies of all sizes, and international organizations and dignitaries.
June 11 to 13, 2023

Le Shack numérique : des idées pour faire évoluer votre entreprise
(in French only)
Presented in a hybrid format, this edition will allow you to discuss with experts and leaders from Québec who have achieved their goals through digital transformation.
June 13, 2023, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Objective: Financing in person – A special event to boost your growth
In one morning, have 15-minute face-to-face meetings with targeted investors based on your industry and your growth plans. Whether you are in the technology, manufacturing, service or any other industry, this event could help you find financing for your growth projects.
June 15, 2023, 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

(in French only)
This event will feature lectures on the following 4 themes:
  • Humans and technology in the cities of the future
  • The metaverse
  • Next generation telecommunication networks
  • Emerging technology trends
June 15, 2023, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Canadian Circular Economy Summit
This summit will bring together Canadian circular economy experts in Toronto to:
  • share best practices
  • identify solutions and innovations
  • encourage cross-sectoral collaborations
  • network
June 19 and 20, 2023

This edition will be divided into two themes: the augmentation of humans by machines and the renewed importance of authentic human relationships.
July 12 to 14, 2023

Canada Fintech Forum
Take part in this international gathering to attend conferences with renowned experts, develop your network and discover the latest innovations in fintech.
September 25 to 27, 2023

ALL IN: The most important event dedicated to Canadian AI
This world-class event will allow you to discover real-life cases of AI use in business, explore the latest technological advances, network with our community players and discuss ethical AI.
September 27 and 28, 2023

Calls for applications

Économie circulaire : école d’été
(in French only)
This course aims to present the foundations and principles of the circular economy model for those who wish to deepen their understanding of it, tame the mechanisms of implementation as well as identify the limits of this production/consumption model. Schedule: June 5, 6, 9, 12, 13 and 16, 2023, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Places are limited.
Registration deadline: June 2, 2023, noon

Réduction de l’utilisation de produits à usage unique
(in French only)
Your project must be aimed at source reduction and reuse in order to prevent and reduce the generation of residual materials directly associated with single-use products. The financial assistance per project will be between $50,000 and $400,000, will not exceed 70% of the total eligible project expenses and will be in the form of a non-repayable contribution.
Filing deadline: June 30, 2023, 3 p.m.

Fondatrices Fall 2023 Cohort
This pre-acceleration program gives you the keys to build your startup through a 360 coaching: leadership, value proposition, financing research, market research, business model, commercialization strategy and many other topics addressed in a caring and supportive environment. Information session May 31, 2023, 12`00 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.
Registration deadline: July 2, 2023

Appel de projets d’innovation en intelligence artificielle : recherche industrielle en collaboration et soutien à l’entrepreneuriat innovant
(in French only)
The various components of this call allow for the support of startup projects up to $150,000, corporate innovation projects up to $350,000 and large-scale projects carried out by at least two companies, which can obtain a grant of up to $1,500,000, depending on the needs of the companies.
Filing deadlines: October 15, 2023, 4 p.m.

Parcours Transition écologique
(in French only)
This coaching program offered to Montréal companies aims to find innovative solutions and implement sustainable and innovative business models.
Registration deadline: November 23, 2023

INNO+ Montréal
(in French only)
You could be one of six Montreal organizations selected based on the level of detail and priority of their environmental issues to receive free coaching in 2023 or 2024.
Filing deadline: until 6 interesting challenges are identified, with priority given on a first-come, first-served basis.

Contests and grants

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Ministère de l'Économie, de la Science et de l'Innovation (in French only)
Federal government
Canadian Trade Commissioner Service


May 18
Polytechnique, HEC et l’Université de Montréal créent l’Institut multidisciplinaire en cybersécurité et cyberrésilience (in French only)

May 16
Communauté Synergie Montréal – Exclusive access to materials and equipment offers (in French only)

May 15
Launch of the Consortium international de l’analyse du cycle de vie et de la transition durable (in French only)

May 11
EFC Québec propels the Economy of Functionality and Cooperation (EFC) in 4 additional regions (in French only)

May 11
D'est en Est Initiative: the local community mobilizes to accelerate the development of Montreal's East End

May 9
The Jeune Chambre de commerce de Montréal (JCCM), Partenariat Climat Montréal (PCM) and Écotech Québec announce the development of GPSclimat, an interactive referencing platform, as well as a concierge service offering personalized coaching to companies seeking to go carbon neutral. (in French only)
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